04022018-CT-01.qxd 2/4/2018 12:37 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE SUNDAY | 4 FEBRUARY 2018 | CHANDIGARH ‘Better waste processing’ Miserable life for special 15 Proud parents Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri asks UT Administration to take steps to improve waste processing. P2 Fifteen inmates at the home for disabled in Sector 21 are living a miserable life. P6 It is a proud moment for Arshdeep’s parents as India lift U-19 World Cup. Their son got 3 wickets in series. P5 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 23°C MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 22.8°C MIN 7.7°C | SUNSET SUNDAY 6.02 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 7.11 AM Slain wife’s kin try to attack lawyer outside P’kula court Basking in son shine Police remand of accused extended till February 6 Tribune News Service Parents of Shubman Gill dance after India won the ICC U-19 World Cup, in Mohali on Saturday. Shubman was named the Man of the Series. TRIBUNE PHOTO P5 was nine, Shubman aim of playing for India U-19 ❝When hethe World Cup for thehad set anam happy he has been able to and winning country. I contribute in the series in such a big way ❞ LAKHWINDER SINGH, PROUD FATHER City youth among 4 held for killing snatcher in Delhi Tribune News Service New Delhi, February 3 A resident of Chandigarh is among four youths arrested for allegedly beating a mobile phone snatcher to death at the Kamla Market area here. The incident happened when four persons, all in their mid-20s — Gobinder Singh, a resident of Khuda Ali Sher, Chandigarh; and Devvrat Rana, Gulshan, Sachin, all residents of Alipur, Delhi; had gone to Garstin Bastion Road (GB Road) in Delhi, said the police. According to a senior police officer, all four have been arrested. They had allegedly beaten up the mobile phone snatcher, kidnapped him in their white car, killed him and threw the body on the road and fled away. On January 31, Mohd Anas had informed the Kamla Market police station that Shahzeb (18), a resident of Chitli Qabar, Jama Masjid, Delhi, had died. He had been admitted to BSA Hospital from Mukarba Chowk in an unconscious condition, said Additional DCP Anto Alphonse (Central District, New Delhi). Mohd Anas said on the night of January 30, he saw four persons beating his relative Shahzeb, calling him a mobile phone thief. They took Shahzeb with them in a white car, he said. On February 2, Devvrat was apprehended. During interrogation, he admitted that he was with Gulshan, Sachin and Gobinder on the night of February 30. Someone picked his pocket and took away his mobile phone and Rs 40,000, he said. On suspicion, he caught Shahzeb from whose possession his mobile phone was found. But Rs 40,000 continued on page 2 Driver held as school bus hits 9-yr-old girl Mohali, February 3 The police today arrested the driver of a private school bus for rash driving after a nineyear-old girl was injured as the bus hit her at Phase XI here on Thursday. The police said on February 1, a Ryan International School bus, driven by Sukhwinder Singh Soni, had allegedly hit a minor girl while she was crossing a street. The mishap left the girl with a broken rib and bruises on arms and legs. She was taken to Mayo Hospital for treatment and was later discharged. The accused was arrested and later released on bail. —TNS 30-yr-old man dies in Mohali hit-&-run Tribune News Service Mohali, February 3 A 30-year-old man was killed after he was hit by a car near the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) office in Phase VIII here late on Friday night. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Gurvinder Singh, a resident of Dhelpur village in Mohali. The police said the victim was driving towards his residence from Chandigarh in his Alto car when the mishap took place. According to police, a speeding Maruti car, bearing a registration number of Haryana, rammed into the victim’s car. Due to the collision, the victim’s car lost its balance and crashed into the median. The injured Gurvinder was rushed to Cosmo Hospital in Phase VIII where doctors declared him brought dead. The driver of the Maruti car fled the spot, the police said. On the complaint of Gurvinder Singh’s cousin, a case has been registered against the unidentified car driver under Sections 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) at the Phase VIII police station. The investigating officer said, “The victim sustained a serious head injury. One of the passersby informed the continued on page 2 c m y b TIMELINE Panchkula, February 3 Family members of Rajni Bala today tried to attack her lawyer husband, who is accused of her murder, outside the District Court Complex here. A police team was coming out of the court complex after getting Manmohan Kumar’s remand extended till February 6 when Rajni’s kin, who were waiting outside the court complex, tried to attack the advocate. The team managed to escort him into a police vehicle. However, the deceased’s relatives, particularly women, including Rajni’s mother Ramwati Devi and cousin Jyoti Devi, gheraoed the vehicle. The cops, including women police constables, intervened and tried to pacify the family members but in vain. The latter even chased the vehicle to attack Manmohan. Later, they demanded that the police should recover Rajni’s body and staged a protest outside the court complex. Earlier, the police told the court that Manmohan was January 16: Rajni Bala goes missing January 16: Her husband Manmohan Kumar lodges a missing complaint with the police January 20: The police find Rajni’s footwear at the dumping ground in Sector 25 and carry out a digging exercise but end up finding the carcass of a dog January 25: Monica and Sandeep arrested for Rajni’s murder January 26: Both of them sent to police remand for seven days January 27: The victim’s husband Manmohan Kumar arrested Cops keep Rajni Bala’s relatives at bay as advocate Manmohan Kumar (below) is brought out of the court complex in Panchkula on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS ACCUSED ALLEGES TORTURE, POLICE DENY In the courtroom, the murderaccused advocate Manmohan Kumar claimed that the police were subjecting him to third-degree torture. However, the prosecution refuted the allegation. TO BE MEDICALLY EXAMINED TWICE A DAY Defence counsel Sameer Sethi said the court has ordered medical examination of advocate Manmohan Kumar twice a day. Besides, the court also directed the police to question the accused in the presence of his counsel, Sethi said. misleading them as earlier he had stated that the body was dumped in Madhya Pradesh with the help of his two friends but now he was maintaining that the body was dis- posed of in Morni. On the demand of the police, the court extended Manmohan’s remand till February 6. The other accused Monica and her brother-in-law Sandeep are also in police custody. The Panchkula police had arrested advocate Manmohan Kumar, his woman friend Monica and Sandeep in the murder case. But to date, they have failed to recover the body of the advocate’s wife Rajni. The police have already recovered a car and the rope used in the crime. Besides, Rajni’s sari and jewellery have also been found.
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